How Google My Business Works for Your Small Business

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Guest Article Google recently rolled out an upgrade to the Google+ dashboard called Google My Business.  Active Google+ users may have noticed this upgrade in the top right hand corner of their Google+ page next to the +Name and before the notifications bell.  The icon appears as a small set of nine squares and when […]

Five Reasons You Could be Paying Your Web Team Too Much

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Guest Article Expensive websites don’t always mean quality websites. Here are five things that should make you squint a little harder when reading the fine print of your website contract: 1) Your web coder is also your host provider A good number of web developers like to clump their services together. They will offer to […]

How to Become a Technologically Empowered Entrepreneur

How to Become a Technologically Empowered Entrepreneur

Every week as SmallBizLady, I conduct interviews with experts on my Twitter talk show #SmallBizChat. The show takes place every Wednesday on Twitter from 8-9pm ET. This is excerpted from my recent interview with @JamelleSanders. Jamelle Sanders is best known as the Voice of a Generation, 21st Century Trailblazer, respected prophetic voice, world-class leader, life […]

Understanding the Basics of Search Engine Optimization

Understanding the Basics of Search Engine Optimization

Every week as SmallBizLady, I conduct interviews with experts on my Twitter talk show #SmallBizChat. The show takes place every Wednesday on Twitter from 8-9pm ET. This is excerpted from my recent interview with @bskogrand. Brant Skogrand, APR, MBC, is the chief communications officer of Skogrand PR Solutions, a public relations, social media and search engine […]

How to Leverage Technology In Your Small Business

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Every week as SmallBizLady, I conduct interviews with experts on my Twitter talk show #SmallBizChat. The show takes place every Wednesday on Twitter from 8-9pm ET. This is excerpted from my recent interview with LaToya Collins-Jones, @PrettyGeekyCEO.  LaToya is the founder of start-up Pretty Geeky and also is SmallBizChat’s Co-host.  Before founding Pretty Geeky, LaToya […]

5 Ways to SEO Power Your Blog

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Guest Article You are taking all levels of effort to make sure your blog is branded, engaging and consistent, but are you powering it with SEO tactics to fuel an engagement from the most important of Internet entities – Google? Google loves to scour blogs and is happy (yes, happy) to reward genuine ‘white hat’ […]

Blogging Series Part 3: How to Monetize Your Blog

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While the benefits to blogging are many in terms of the traffic it brings your business, there are even more ways to profit from blogging. One of the main benefits of building a huge following on your blog is to become a person of influence. Once you are a person of influence, you can monetize […]

Blogging Series Part 2: How to Launch a Blog

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Blogging is the best thing I ever could have done for my business. Why? Because when new clients contact me for my marketing consulting services, we do not ever discuss if I can solve their problem, we only discuss my availability and the fee. My expertise is so well demonstrated online through blogging, that I […]

How to Create Great How-To Videos for Your Small Business

Video is hot online, YouTube is the second highest search engine on the internet, so you need to figure how to incorporate original video content into your content marketing strategy. How-to videos are most popular among video searches.  So, how do you create a great how-to video for your small business?  As a former TV producer in my past career […]